I prefer to make the cookies my family eats. As a part of our healthier choices, I make as much of our food as possible so that I know what is in the recipes and so I have some control of the nutrition going into my families bodies.
We’ve found that by simply adding a 1/4 cup of Protein Powder, the cookies have a touch of nutrition and protein to offset the sugars.
Here’s how we “fix” the cookies.
- Cut the sugar content in half. This way you actually get the flavor of the cookies &/or chips.
- Try mixing flours. We will substitute 1/2 the flour of the recipe with Oat Flour, Soy Flour, Rice Flour, or whole wheat flour. (no one even notices the difference)
- Substitute 1/4 cup of Instant Protein Powder for flour. This adds protein to the cookie. We should always be eating a protein with our carbs to help level out the blood sugar and keep it from spiking.
Give it a try and let us know how it goes! We do it with all our cookies, our cakes, & even our bread recipes.
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